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Despite Government’s Push To Renewable Energy, The Polluting Thermal Power Will Continue To Dominate In India For Years To Come

Despite Government’s Push To Renewable Energy, The Polluting Thermal Power Will Continue To Dominate In India For Years To Come

According to the Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R.K. Singh, the capacity of coal-based generation would increase from the current 195 Giga Watt to 238 GW by March 2027 ...
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Solar Energy To Power All Delhi Metro's Needs By 2021 From The Current 30 Percent

Solar Energy To Power All Delhi Metro’s Needs By 2021 From The Current 30 Percent

With rooftop solar plants installed in 53 out of 271 stations and 12 depots in Delhi, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has cut down its carbon emissions by 20,850 tonnes in a year ...
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Clean-Up Drive At Siachen Sees Army Jawans Clear Tonnes Of Plastic Waste Through Plogging

Clean-Up Drive At Siachen Sees Army Jawans Clear Tonnes Of Plastic Waste Through Plogging

'Plastic Se Raksha - Swachhata Hi Suraksha', with this as their motto, Army jawans at Siachen conduct clean-up drive through plogging ...
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A Startup In Uttarakhand Develops An Eco-Friendly Sanitary Pad That Lasts Five Times Longer Than Regular Pads

A Startup In Uttarakhand Develops An Eco-Friendly Sanitary Pad That Lasts Five Times Longer Than Regular Pads

The sanitary pads available in the market are polymer-based and result in huge amount of plastic waste which can be avoided by using biodegradable alternatives ...
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Pollution Pods At UN Climate Summit Help People Experience Delhi’s Smog

Pollution Pods At UN Climate Summit Help People Experience Delhi’s Smog

Safe perfume blends and fog machines have been used to imitate the air quality of some of the world's most polluted cities - New Delhi, London, Beijing and Sao Paulo ...
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Rice Bio Parks Developed By Father Of Green Revolution Aim To Stop Stubble Burning, Air Pollution And Reduce Poverty

Rice Bio Parks Developed By Father Of Green Revolution Aim To Stop Stubble Burning, Air Pollution And Reduce Poverty

Innovative solutions like rice bio parks can help in reducing air pollution caused by stubble burning and can also help farmers in increasing their income through utilisation of farms waste along with other parts of the produce like husk, bran, and grain, according to Professor M S Swaminathan ...
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As The New Decade Begins, World’s Busiest International Airport In Dubai Is All Set To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

As The New Decade Begins, World’s Busiest International Airport In Dubai Is All Set To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

Dubai’s two Airports are imposing a ban on plastic cutlery, drinking straws, take-away food packaging and polythene bags from restaurants and shops at the two of city’s airports from January 1, 2020, while other plastic products are said to banned through the year in a phased manner ...
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Remnants Of Plastic Litter Found In The Bottom Of Mariana Trench

Remnants Of Plastic Litter Found In The Bottom Of Mariana Trench

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) noted that even at several kilometres below the sea level, organisms were commonly found to have incorporated plastics as part of their habitats, thus endangering their delicate ecosystem ...
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Chhattisgarh Bags Another Swachh Tag, Becomes The Most Efficient State In Waste Management: Government

Chhattisgarh Bags Another Swachh Tag, Becomes The Most Efficient State In Waste Management: Government

According to the annual report on waste management by Ministry Of Housing And Urban Development, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Karnataka are few of the bigger states in India who are effectively managing their waste ...
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Where There Is Administrative Will There Is A Way: A Silent Cleanliness Revolution In A Telangana District

Where There Is Administrative Will There Is A Way: A Silent Cleanliness Revolution In A Telangana District

Peddapalli district in Telangana was declared open defecation free (ODF) in 2017 and all 263 villages of the district have undergone a total makeover helping it win six Swachh Sarvekshan awards in two years ...
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Here’s How A Small District In Chhattisgarh Has Effectively Recycled More Than 3000 Waste Plastic Bottles

Here’s How A Small District In Chhattisgarh Has Effectively Recycled More Than 3000 Waste Plastic Bottles

Following a plastic-ban in the state, Chhattisgarh’s Ramanujganj district has recycled more than 3000 discarded plastic bottles by using them to plant saplings in the town’s nursery ...
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Country’s First Plogger Ripu Daman Bevli Felicitated By Central Government As Fit India Ambassador For Plogging

Country’s First Plogger Ripu Daman Bevli Felicitated By Central Government As Fit India Ambassador For Plogging

Plogging is a fitness trend that began in Sweden in 2016 that involves jogging and 'plocka upp' (Swedish for 'pick up') non-biodegradable waste on the way ...
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